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least equal value. The Army has receive comments on environmental training along the east coast and Gulf of
concluded that the Stillwell Kidney concerns that should be addressed in Mexico.
parcel has a fair market value that is at the EIS/OEIS: The purpose of the proposed action is
least equal to that of the Drum Stick New London, CT; Chesapeake, VA; to provide and maintain the long-term
parcel. Morehead City, NC; Charleston, SC; viability of Navy active sonar training
Jacksonville, FL; Panama City, FL; and for the U.S. Atlantic Fleet ship,
ADDRESSES: U.S. Army Corps of
Corpus Christi, TX, on the following submarine, and aircraft crews to meet
Engineers, Norfolk District, ATTN:
dates: deployment requirements and maintain
CENAO–CO, 803 Front Street, Norfolk,
1. Monday, October 23, 2006, 5 p.m.–8 proficiency of ASW and MIW skills,
VA 23510–1096.
p.m., Chesapeake Conference Center, while protecting human health and the
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: environment. The need for the proposed
900 Greenbrier Circle, Chesapeake,
Todd Waldman, Esquire, (757) 201– action is to meet the legal mandate for
VA.
7202. the Chief of Naval Operations to
2. Thursday, October 26, 2006, 5 p.m.–
Dated: September 21, 2006. 8 p.m., American Bank Center, 1901 organize, equip, and train all naval
Joseph R. Loschi, North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus forces for combat as directed in 10
District Counsel. Christi, TX. U.S.C. 5062. Navy forces must train to
[FR Doc. 06–8357 Filed 9–28–06; 8:45 am] 3. Thursday, November 2, 2006, 5 p.m.– deal with the threat of modern quiet
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8 p.m., Radisson Hotel New London, submarines; the most effective detection
35 Governor Winthrop Boulevard, technology available is active sonar
New London, CT. detection. In addition, Navy forces must
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 4. Tuesday, November 7, 2006, 5 p.m.– train to detect mines which can prevent
8 p.m., Ramada Inn Mandarin, 3130 access to strategic areas, damage fleet
Department of the Navy Hartley Road, Jacksonville, FL. forces, and disrupt commerce.
5. Thursday, November 9, 2006, 5 p.m.– Three alternatives, which each meet
Notice of Intent To Prepare an 8 p.m., Marriott Bay Point Resort, the requirement to train and maintain
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/ 4200 Marriott Drive, Panama City, FL. combat-ready Navy forces, will be
Overseas Environmental Impact 6. Tuesday, November 14, 2006, analyzed in the EIS/OEIS. The No
Statement (OEIS) for Atlantic Fleet 5 p.m.–8 p.m., National Guard Action Alternative is the continuation of
Active Sonar Training and To Armory, 3609 Bridge Street, year-round training within and adjacent
Announce Public Scoping Meetings Morehead City, NC. to current Navy East Coast and Gulf of
7. Thursday, November 16, 2006, 5 Mexico Operating Areas. Two action
AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DoD. p.m.–8 p.m., Town and Country Inn alternatives evaluate the capability of
ACTION: Notice. and Conference Center, 2008 fixed and seasonal active sonar training
SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c)
Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC. areas along the east coast and Gulf of
of the National Environmental Policy Each of the seven scoping meetings Mexico to meet operational criteria and
Act (NEPA) of 1969, as implemented by will consist of an informal, open house provide year-round training capacity
the Council on Environmental Quality session with information stations staffed and fidelity, include short notice and
Regulations (40 CFR pts 1500–1508), by DON representatives. Additional surge deployments of U.S. Atlantic Fleet
and Executive Order (EO) 12114, information concerning the meetings units. Additionally, the EIS/OEIS may
‘‘Environmental Effects Abroad of Major will be available on the EIS/OEIS Web also incorporate other reasonable
Federal Actions’’ (44 Fed. Reg. 62,18722 page located at: http:// alternatives that meet the Navy’s
(Mar. 29, 1979)), the Department of the www.AFASTEIS.GCSAIC.COM. purpose and need as informed by the
Navy (DON) announces its intent to public scoping process.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
All alternatives would consider the
prepare a combined NEPA EIS and EO Atlantic Division Naval Facilities protective measures used during Navy
12114, OEIS, to evaluate the potential Engineering Command, Attn: Code training to minimize potential effects to
environmental consequences associated EV21 (Atlantic Fleet Sonar PM), 6506 the marine environment.
with mine warfare (MIW) and Hampton Blvd., Norfolk, Virginia The EIS/OEIS will evaluate the
antisubmarine warfare (ASW) active 23508–1278; telephone 1–757–322– potential environmental effects of ASW
sonar training exercises along the east 4767; Fax 757–322–4894. and MIW active sonar training
coast and Gulf of Mexico. The MIW/ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Navy associated with each alternative. Effects
ASW sonar training exercises include currently uses active sonar for ASW and to be addressed will include, but not be
Independent Unit Level Training, MIW training associated with ongoing limited to, the following:
Coordinated Unit Level Training, and Independent Unit Level Training (single (1) Physical environment—air and
Strike Group Training exercises. These unit events including sonar water quality and ambient sound levels.
active sonar training exercises include maintenance), Coordinated Unit Level (2) Biological resources—wildlife,
air, surface, and subsurface sonar Training (Intermediate and Squadron including threatened and endangered
platforms that are manned by personnel events), and Strike Group Training species and otherwise protected wildlife
who require training in order to (Composite Training Unit Exercise, such as marine mammals and migratory
maintain certification and readiness for Expeditionary Strike Group Exercises, birds, fish and fisheries, including
deployment. Additionally, effective and Joint Task Force Exercises) along analysis of essential fish habitat, coastal,
MIW and ASW are dependent on the east coast and Gulf of Mexico. The marine, and benthic communities, and
training involving coordination among proposed action is to identify areas in special biological resource areas.
these platforms. The EIS/OEIS will which to conduct ASW and MIW active (3) Socioeconomic resources—
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consider two Action Alternatives to sonar training along the east coast and including recreational, commercial and
accomplish these objectives, in addition Gulf of Mexico. The proposed EIS/OEIS industrial activities, safety and
to the No Action Alternative. will address the potential consequences occupational health and hazardous
DATES: Public scoping meetings will be to the marine environment associated materials, airspace, artificial reefs, and
held at the following seven sites to with ASW and MIW active sonar cultural resources.

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The analysis will include an proposed information collection, U.S. Department of Education, 400
evaluation of the direct, indirect, short- grouped by office, contains the Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac
term, and cumulative impacts. following: (1) Type of review requested, Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC
The Navy is initiating the scoping e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or 20202–4700. Requests may also be
process to identify public concerns and reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of electronically mailed to
local issues that should be addressed in the collection; (4) Description of the ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202–
the EIS/OEIS. Federal, state, and local need for, and proposed use of, the 245–6623. Please specify the complete
agencies and interested persons are information; (5) Respondents and title of the information collection when
encouraged to provide comments to the frequency of collection; and (6) making your request.
Navy to identify specific issues or topics Reporting and/or Recordkeeping Comments regarding burden and/or
of environmental concern. All burden. OMB invites public comment. the collection activity requirements
comments provided at the scoping The Department of Education is should be electronically mailed to
meetings will be evaluated in especially interested in public comment ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Individuals who
developing the scope of the EIS/OEIS. addressing the following issues: (1) Is use a telecommunications device for the
Written comments on the EIS/OEIS this collection necessary to the proper deaf (TDD) may call the Federal
should be postmarked no later than functions of the Department; (2) will Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–
December 1, 2006. Comments may be this information be processed and used 800–877–8339.
mailed to Atlantic Division Naval in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate [FR Doc. E6–16046 Filed 9–28–06; 8:45 am]
Facilities Engineering Command, Attn: of burden accurate; (4) how might the
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Code EV21 (Atlantic Fleet Sonar PM), Department enhance the quality, utility,
6506 Hampton Boulevard, Norfolk, VA and clarity of the information to be
23508–1278. collected; and (5) how might the DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Dated: September 26, 2006. Department minimize the burden of this
M.A. Harvison, collection on the respondents, including Submission for OMB Review;
Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate through the use of information Comment Request
General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register technology.
AGENCY: Department of Education.
Liaison Officer. Dated: September 25, 2006.
SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official,
[FR Doc. E6–16064 Filed 9–28–06; 8:45 am] Angela C. Arrington, Regulatory Information Management
BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Services, Office of Management invites
Management Services, Office of Management. comments on the submission for OMB
Office of Special Education and review as required by the Paperwork
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Rehabilitative Services Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Proposed Information Type of Review: Revision of a DATES: Interested persons are invited to
Collection Requests currently approved collection. submit comments on or before October
Title: Title I State Plan for Vocational 30, 2006.
AGENCY: Department of Education. ADDRESSES: Written comments should
Rehabilitation Services and Title VI—
SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Part B Supplement for Supported be addressed to the Office of
Regulatory Information Management Employment Services. Information and Regulatory Affairs,
Services, Office of Management, invites Frequency: Annually. Attention: Rachel Potter, Desk Officer,
comments on the proposed information Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Department of Education, Office of
collection requests as required by the Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs (primary). Management and Budget, 725 17th
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Street, NW., Room 10222, New
DATES: Interested persons are invited to Burden: Executive Office Building, Washington,
submit comments on or before Responses: 80. DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395–6974.
November 28, 2006. Burden Hours: 1002000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section Abstract: The Rehabilitation Act of 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of
3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1973, as amended (the Act), requires 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires
1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires each state to submit to the that the Office of Management and
that the Office of Management and Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Budget (OMB) provide interested
Budget (OMB) provide interested Services Administration (RSA) a State Federal agencies and the public an early
Federal agencies and the public an early Plan for the Vocational Rehabilitation opportunity to comment on information
opportunity to comment on information (VR) Services program and the State collection requests. OMB may amend or
collection requests. OMB may amend or Supported Employment (SE) Services waive the requirement for public
waive the requirement for public program that meets the requirements of consultation to the extent that public
consultation to the extent that public Sections 101(a) and 625 of the Act. participation in the approval process
participation in the approval process Program funding is contingent on would defeat the purpose of the
would defeat the purpose of the Departmental approval of the State Plan information collection, violate State or
information collection, violate State or and its supplement. Requests for copies Federal law, or substantially interfere
Federal law, or substantially interfere of the proposed information collection with any agency’s ability to perform its
with any agency’s ability to perform its request may be accessed from http:// statutory obligations. The IC Clearance
statutory obligations. The IC Clearance edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the Official, Regulatory Information
Official, Regulatory Information ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and Management Services, Office of
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Management Services, Office of by clicking on link number 03189. Management, publishes that notice
Management, publishes that notice When you access the information containing proposed information
containing proposed information collection, click on ‘‘Download collection requests prior to submission
collection requests prior to submission Attachments’’ to view. Written requests of these requests to OMB. Each
of these requests to OMB. Each for information should be addressed to proposed information collection,

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